Blog Post
06/12/2014
By Gregory M. Boucher

On June 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court, in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, ruled that an individual state’s statute of repose is not preempted by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (“CERCLA”). Therefore, a state’s statute of repose may bar certain individual state tort claims for damages sustained after a particular number of years since the contaminating act.